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2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

267 Turf Physiology, Breeding and Genetics

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
General session for topics related to turf breeding and genetics as well as topics related to basic turf physiology
Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:30 PM-4:15 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Florida Salon I-III

Cale Bigelow
Michelle DaCosta
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Proteomic Analysis of Cold Acclimation in Zoysiagrass.
Helen McCamy Pruitt, North Carolina State University; Rachael Bernstein, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Jefferson Lu, UMass Amherst; Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Tan D. Tuong, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Consuelo Arellano, North Carolina State University; David P. Livingston, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Susana R. Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University
1:50 PM
Cold-Regulated Genes Associated with Differential Freezing Tolerance in Perennial Ryegrass.
Rachael Bernstein, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Evan Rees, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Geunhwa Jung, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Jeffery Scott Ebdon, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
2:05 PM
A New Java Program to Rapidly Quantify Several Turfgrass Parameters from Digital Images.
Douglas E. Karcher, University of Arkansas; Carlin J. Purcell, Vassar College; Michael D. Richardson, University of Arkansas; Larry C. Purcell, University of Arkansas; Kenneth W. Hignight, NexGen Turf Research, LLC.
2:35 PM
Effects of Drought Stress on Shaded and Non-Shaded Bermudagrass.
Manoj Chhetri, Oklahoma State University Horticulture & Landscape Architecture Dept.; Charles Henry Fontanier, Oklahoma State University
2:50 PM
3:00 PM
Nitrogen Effect on Fine Fescue Fiber and Protein Contents.
Hui Chen, Rutgers University; James A. Murphy, Rutgers University
3:15 PM
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on Drought Tolerance and Post-Drought Recovery of Kentucky Bluegrass.
Cathryn Chapman, Rutgers University; Patrick Burgess, Rutgers University; Bingru Huang, Rutgers University
3:30 PM
Overexpression of Rice microRNA319 Improves Thermotolerance of Perennial Ryegrass.
Kehua Wang, China Agricultural University; Xiaoxia Dai, China Agricultural University; Tianran Shi, China Agricultural University; Jinli Tian, China Agricultural University; Wanjun Zhang, China Agricultural University
3:45 PM
SSR Allelic Diversity of Bermudagrass (CYNODON SPP.) Cultivars Released from 1936 to 2016.
Kelly Anne Moore, North Carolina State University; William Casey Reynolds, Texas A&M University; Yanqi Wu, Oklahoma State University; Brian M. Schwartz, University of Georgia - Tifton; Kevin E. Kenworthy, University of Florida; Susana R. Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University
4:00 PM
Changes of Leaf Membrane Fatty Acid Composition and Saturation Level of Warm-Season Turfgrass during Drought.
Jing Zhang, University of Florida; Kevin E. Kenworthy, University of Florida; J. Bryan Unruh, University of Florida West Florida Research & Education Center; John Erickson, University of Florida; Greg E. MacDonald, University of Florida
4:15 PM